1981 年 1981 巻 46 号 p. 97-121
There exists a letter written by the EmperorG okashiwabarda, a ted the 4th Day of the 4th Month of the First Year of the Bunki Era (A. D. 1501), addressedt o Yamashinnao ChunagonT okilcunMi, inistero f Music.
The Emperor admonishes in it that, in place of the recently deceased Toyohara-noS higeakiU, ta no Kami (Director of the Bureauof Music). who was a teacher of Sho both to the Emperora nd to Tokilcuni Muneaksi hould assume the responsibilityo f givings trict training to young musiciansp, articularly to Masuaki and Moroaki.
This newly found historical material is reproduced here. At the same time, studies are made, o n the basis of diaries of court-noblesi ncluding Tokikunikyo ki and Sanetaka-ko ki, as well as Socho shuki; m emoirso f the poet Socho, of peoplec oncernedth erewith, e speciallyth e men of the ToyoharaF amily, w ho, from the Heian Period on, served the Imperial Court with Sho as their principal instrument.
It was in the summero f the NinthY ear of the Eisho ra (A. D. 1512) that Toyohara-noM uneakia, representative musiciano f the MuromachiP eriod, completedh is great work, Taigensho in 20 Books.